ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 18th match, Group B

New Zealand v West Indies

West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining)

1.6

Ambrose to Astle, OUT, awful defence from a player in awful form, playing the defence down the wrong line, outside edge, easy catch, Astle's world cup horror run continues

NJ Astle c †Jacobs b Ambrose 2 (6m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

New Zealand 2/1   MJ Horne 0* (6b)   CEL Ambrose 1-0-2-1

4.5

Walsh to Horne, OUT, great shot, I'm in awe of its brilliance, it's not often you see class like this. a sort of cramped half pull shot / half drive from short of a length on the off side. whatever it is, it went down the throat of the wide mid on.

MJ Horne c Lara b Walsh 2 (20m 21b 0x4 0x6) SR: 9.52

New Zealand 13/2   CD McMillan 5* (4b)   CA Walsh 2.5-1-7-1

10.3

King to Fleming, OUT, NZ in anotehr universe compared to their form so far in this tournament, just trying to drive outside the off stump, tiny but clear edge to the keeper

SP Fleming c †Jacobs b King 0 (23m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 22/3   CD McMillan 11* (22b)   RD King 0.3-0-1-1

16.4

King to Twose, OUT, pushing at it, edging, straight to the 1st slip

RG Twose c Williams b King 0 (26m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 31/4   CD McMillan 17* (47b)   RD King 3.4-0-7-2

25.1

Simmons to McMillan, OUT, and gone, NZ now in a worse position than Bangladesh, trying to flick across the line into the off stump,thin edge travels over the stumps and to the keeper

CD McMillan c †Jacobs b Simmons 32 (102m 78b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.02

New Zealand 59/5   CL Cairns 10* (20b 1x4)   PV Simmons 2.1-0-4-1

30.5

Dillon to Cairns, OUT, floating a lovely little catch down to the mid off, how generous, Lara runs around straight, easy catch, Dillon is overjoyed

CL Cairns c Lara b Dillon 23 (58m 40b 2x4 0x6) SR: 57.50

New Zealand 75/6   AC Parore 1* (15b)   M Dillon 0.5-0-4-1

40.3

Dillon to Parore, OUT, pulling down the leg side, just gloves it a little down the leg side, Jacobs reaping the rewards behind the stumps today

AC Parore c †Jacobs b Dillon 23 (63m 41b 4x4 0x6) SR: 56.09

New Zealand 125/7   CZ Harris 18* (33b 2x4)   M Dillon 5.3-0-26-2

42.5

Dillon to Nash, OUT, clap clap, another great moment in NZ cricket, he flicks off the pads, direct, and I mean direct, to Williams at forward square leg, easy catch off a quick travelling ball

DJ Nash c Williams b Dillon 1 (12m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.00

New Zealand 130/8   CZ Harris 21* (38b 2x4)   M Dillon 6.5-0-29-3

47.4

Simmons to Larsen, OUT, Jacobs' 5th catch of the day, short and wayward down the leg side, Larsen pulling, gloved to the keeper, poor effort

GR Larsen c †Jacobs b Simmons 14 (20m 18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

New Zealand 155/9   CZ Harris 30* (49b 2x4)   PV Simmons 8.4-2-32-2

48.1

Dillon to Harris, OUT, flicking off the pads, Dillon gets 4, that was another unnecessary dismissal, like most of the lower order ones, harris playing straight to the square leg

CZ Harris c Campbell b Dillon 30 (80m 50b 2x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

New Zealand 156/10   GI Allott 0* (2b)   M Dillon 9.1-0-46-4
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